2-Day – Dawn Clement
An avant-garde style composition that makes a great (and challenging) introduction into contemporary jazz.
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- Recording: Dawn Clement - Break
- Recorded on: June 4, 2007
- Label: Origin (82501)
- Concert Key: No key center
- Vocal Range: , to
- Style: Swing (medium)
- Piano - Dawn Clement
- Bass - Dean Johnson
- Drums - Matt Wilson
Our audio excerpt begins after the drum introduction at the start of the melody and continues through the head, fading out shortly before Dawn's piano solo. We have noted on the lead sheets that the tempo is a street beat into a medium swing: as you can hear from the excerpt, the New Orleans street beat vibe changes to swing in the B section.
born on October 28, 1978
Pianist, composer, and singer Dawn Clement is a rising star in the Pacific Northwest jazz scene. She has lived and worked in Seattle since 1996, garnering the attention of critics and jazz legends (like Julian Priester) alike. Dawn took up piano at age 11 and continued her musical studies at the Cornish College of the Arts, where she is now a member of the music faculty. Read more...